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Re: ssh2 passwordless login does not work with ssh-keygen -t rsa?

Yes, there's a distinction.  DSA keys are for ssh2, RSA keys are for
ssh1.  There's some amount of debate as to which is more secure:  ssh2
encrypts more of the data, but always uses the same Diffie-Hellman
group (which means it's more likely somebody has sat down and cracked it).

In addition, I strongly recommend you investigate ssh-agent, which
allows the convenience of only entering your passphrase once combined
with the security of an encrypted key.


Brian Sniffen                                         bts@akamai.com
Security Engineer         day: (617) 613-2642    cel: (617) 721-0927
Akamai Technologies       eve: (781) 874-0699     pi: (314) 159-2654 

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